Stress is inevitable these days. With rising living costs and busy work schedules, it seems that we have forgotten how to relax as we become tangled in the webs of the corporate world. Stress can induce insomnia and affect the quality of sleep. This lack of sleep can carry over into the day and cause fatigue and restlessness. Most adult have experienced insomnia at some point in their lives with estimated 30 to 50% of the population suffering from it regularly.
In the past, natural herbs have been used as a remedy for insomnia and soothe excited nerves. Passion flower is a natural sedative herb that soothes your nerves and induces sleep – providing a natural way to relax and unwind.
Passion flower is a perennial climbing vine from fragrant flowers and sturdy woody stem, the passion flower (Passiflora incarnate) was one of these remedies. It leaves and roots have long been valued by native Americans and later European colonists, both for their analgesic properties and also to treat anxiety, insomnia, hysteria and seizures. It is native to southeastern parts of the Americas but is now grown worldwide due in part to its medicinal properties.
Since 1930s, studies conducted on the passion flower have found that its mode of action differs from that of most sedative drugs or sleeping pills. It induces a relaxing, mild sedative response and helps induce sleep without causing confusion upon awakening. This make it a potent remedy for treating those with nervousness, anxiety, tension and difficulties in sleeping. It has also been approved by the German Commission E for insomnia and nervousness.
The passion flower has also gained a reputation amongst users as nature's transquilizer that is effective without triggering dependence or withdrawal symptoms. It is also possesses antispasmodic properties that enable the herb to use for muscle cramps, convulsion and epilepsy.
For a relaxing sleep after a stressful day, stay restful with Passion Flower. You've earned it.